Kildare Native Ciara McCallion Named Team Ireland Head of Performance Support for Beijing 2022 

THE Olympic Federation of Ireland has today announced that Ciara McCallion has been appointed as the Head of Performance Support for the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing, which run from the 4-20 February 2022. McCallion will play an integral role...

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In this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport

WE have eight pages of sport in this week’s Kildare Nationalist, out now, including: GAA: Report on Congress 2021 Doran’s Pride: The John Doran Interview New Coach/Selector for Kildare Senior Team Heroes of the Past: Pa “Boiler” White of Sarsfields...

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Johnny Sexton Signs 1 Year Extension to IRFU Contract

Ireland and Leinster out-half Johnny Sexton has signed a 1 year extension to his IRFU contract up to the end...

Tuesday, 02/03/21 - 11:12am Read More

The Bagnalls – A Family Steeped in Club Rugby Tradition

In last week’s edition of the Kildare Nationalist we carried a feature on the Bagnall family of MU Barnhall RFC...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 5:35pm Read More

Statement From Horse Racing Ireland

The following is a Statement which has been issued by Horse Racing Ireland this afternoon. “Horse Racing Ireland unreservedly condemns...

Monday, 01/03/21 - 5:18pm Read More

Modest Bill First To Lift Sam

In this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport we continue our series “Heroes of the Past” when Richard Commins looks at the life...

Friday, 26/02/21 - 12:03pm Read More

Ross Glavin Step Down From Kildare Management Role

Kildare GAA has this evening announced that Ross Glavin has stepped down as Coach/Selector of the Kildare Senior Football Team...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 8:45pm Read More

Joey’s On The Way Back

IN the Kildare Nationalist last month we reported on Joey Carbery’s hopes of a return to action after being out...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 6:14pm Read More

Maynooth University student wins EMHF Fellowship Observer Competition

Ciara Dineen, a First-Year student of Equine Business at Maynooth University, has been selected as the winner of the European...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 5:54pm Read More

MJ Smith Hoping To Repeat The Successes Of 2016

MJ Smith is back for a second spell as Kildare LGFA Chairperson and we carry an interview with the Carbury...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 12:06pm Read More

Beirne And Connors On Irish Team To Face Italy

KILDARE will be represented on the double on the Irish team to face Italy in Round 3 of the 2021...

Thursday, 25/02/21 - 11:40am Read More

I Still Think I Can Give A Bit On The Pitch Myself – Noelle Earley

In this week’s Kildare Nationalist Sport we carry a feature on Noelle Earley, the former All Star, Dual Player and...

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Full GAA Games Programme Can Be Completed If May Start – Horan

GAA President John Horan remains confident that the full games programme can be completed if intercounty games start in May....

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 5:10pm Read More

Gowran Park rescheduled for next Tuesday, 2 March

  Horse Racing Ireland has announced that the Gowran Park meeting, which was to be held this Friday, 26 February ...

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 4:54pm Read More

No on-field GAA activity – even at inter county level – until Easter at the earliest.

FOLLOWING yesterday evening’s publication by the Government of their “Covid 19: Resilience and Recovery 2021 Plan”, the President of the...

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 4:43pm Read More

Punchestown rescheduled for next Monday, 1 March 

Horse Racing Ireland has announced that the Punchestown meeting, which was to be held today but was cancelled due to waterlogging,...

Wednesday, 24/02/21 - 12:50pm Read More

Mixed News On Injuries To Adam Byrne and Jimmy O’Brien As IRFU Issues Statement On Return Of Club Rugby

LONG term Leinster injury victim, Kill’s Adam Byrne, has had a further setback in his bid to gain full recovery....

Tuesday, 23/02/21 - 5:46pm Read More

Two Kildare Athletes On Irish Team For European Indoors

Paul Robinson (1500m) of St Coca’s AC and John Fitzsimons (800m) of Kildare AC have both been selected on a...

Tuesday, 23/02/21 - 5:07pm Read More

Castlewarden’s Lauren Walsh Continues Good Form

Castlewarden’s Lauren Walsh continued her meteoric rise in the World Amateur Golf Ranking when she secured her second successive second-place...

Tuesday, 23/02/21 - 3:25pm Read More

TEAM IRELAND ATHLETES NEW ‘DON’T SCROLL BY’ CAMPAIGN

TEAM Ireland athletes have collectively taken a stand against online hate speech this week as the Olympic Federation of Ireland...

Tuesday, 23/02/21 - 3:10pm Read More